Alligator Floating in Water (image) University of Maryland Caption This is an alligator in the wild floating in a river. Researchers at the University of Maryland measured the acoustics of how alligators listen to sounds when they are in this position. Credit Daphne Soares Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.